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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 01-10-2019

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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10 CALENDAR JANUARY 10-16, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION Thursday January 10 CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include special occasion apparel and baby and toddler essentials. Other offer- ings: furniture, family clothing, shoes, jewelry, seasonal decora- tions, craft supplies and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753-7000. 1 p.m. THE LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY – 145 Old River Road, invites fami- lies to a new monthly program in the Children's Programming Room, where stories read aloud on the large wall-mounted television screen. No registration is required. The stories will play and repeat so viewers can come in and watch at any time while the program is run- ning. 3 p.m. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday January 11 "BLACK ODYSSEY" – Trinity Rep will continue its 2018-19 season with the epic tale by Marcus Gardley. Inspired by Homer's Odyssey, this story examines Ulysses Lincoln's journey home from war when the world – and the gods – are against him. Tickets start at $25. Visit www.trinityrep. com/odyssey . 7:30 p.m. THE BEST OF THE SECOND CITY – a night of comedy pre- sented at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. The show features the best sketch- es and songs from The Second City. Admission is $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762- 4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . 8 p.m. THE BRIAN JAMES QUARTET – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chan- seggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday January 12 CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. New hours:. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. WINTERTIME FARMERS MARKET – at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally-grown products, including produce; seafood, meats, poultry, and eggs; artisanal cheeses, breads, gluten-free, prepared foods, flow- ers, plants, wreaths and more. Visit www.farmfresh.org . 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. THE SATURDAY BRUNCH BUNCH TOASTMASTERS CLUB – will hold its next meeting at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. The public is welcome. For more information, e-mail sbbtm31@gmail.com or call 508-293-1488. 9:15 a.m. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include special occasion apparel and baby and toddler essentials. Other offer- ings: furniture, family clothing, shoes, jewelry, seasonal decora- tions, craft supplies and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. LEGO CLUB – every Saturday at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. The library will supply the bricks. Open to all ages, no registration needed, just drop in. Call the library at 401-767- 2780 or visit the library's website calendar, http://nspl.evanced.info/ signup. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. SATURDAY CRAFTS – at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, returns in January. Participants will create a melted snowman will be made using glue and shaving cream. Space is limited therefore registration is required. Call the Children's Room at 401- 333-2422, ext. 15, to reserve a spot. 11 a.m. RI SPINNER'S GUILD MEETING – at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Call 401-725- 8638 or email info@slatermill.org . Noon to 4 p.m. BROWN BAG ALONG THE BLACKSTONE – Pack a lunch and watch an episode of "Along the Blackstone," an award winning series of videos by the Rangers of the National Park Service captur- ing the stories, cultures, natural resources, and the heritage of the Blackstone Valley, at River Bend Farm Visitor Center, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. After the video, join an interpreter in taking a leisurely walk along the tow path while discussing the stories and history uncovered in this episode. Approximately 2 miles. Noon to 2:15 p.m. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY – meets at Rocky Hill Grange, 1340 South County Trail, Route. 2, East Greenwich. This month's topic of discussion will be the many uses of hydrogen peroxide in grow- ing orchids. The meeting will also include a "grow and show" table and raffle. The public is welcome. 1 p.m. FREE INTERVIEWING WORK- SHOP – at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Lisa Foster will show you how to create your competitive advantage. Bring resume. Space is limited. Call, email, or stop in to reserve your spot today. For more information: www.cumberlandlibrary.org or 401-333-2552 ext. 2. 1:30 p.m. ONE GUN GONE PROJECT OPENING – an art show of stu- dent and professional adult artist work at the Pop Up Shop, 233 Westminster St., Providence. The show runs trough Jan. 26. For more on the project and examples of artwork, visit scottlaphamproj- ects.format.com/one-gun-gone . 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. MILE TWELVE – performs at the OCC Coffeehouse at the Original Congregational Church, 1 East St., Wrentham, Mass. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 508-384-3110, or visit www. musicatocc.org. 7:30 p.m. 1964: THE TRIBUTE – The Beatles tribute show will be pre- sented at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Hear such classic songs as "A Hard Days Night," "Can't Buy Me Love," "Twist and Shout," and "Yellow Submarine," and many more. Tickets are $26, $31 and $36. Call the box office at 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. FELLSWATER – performs Celtic music at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 advance and $18 on the day of the show. For reser- vations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for information. 8 p.m. KIM TRUSTY BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz. com . 8 p.m. Sunday January 13 LINCOLN JOHNNY LIGHTNING RACE CLUB – Race Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Johnny Lightning cars at the MacColl YMCA Program Center, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., racing starts around 10:30 a.m. Also race Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to help raise money for A Wish Come True. There are also vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightnings and other die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. There are also raffle prizes and door prizes. Contact club presi- dent Jeremy Morin at 401-248- 1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . 8:30 a.m. THE MARK WHITE OCTET – will perform at The Black Box Jazz Brunch, 15 West Central St, Franklin, Mass. Brunch begins at 11:45 a.m., with music beginning at noon. For tickets and more infor- mation, visit www.theblackboxon- line.com or call the box office at 508-528-3370. WALK THE LINE – performs a Johnny Cash tribute show at Bargain City Galleria, 1 Ann & Hope Way, Cumberland. Admission is free. Noon to 3 p.m. VALLEY TALKS – presented biweekly at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket. This week's program will feature Richard Ring who will present the program Gansett: A Brief History of Narragansett Race Track Through Its Photo Archive. Seating for the program is is limited to 75 and is first-come, first-served. For more information, visit http://www.rihs.org/mowc- programs . 1:30 p.m. CUMBERLAND WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP – Held every Sunday at 2 p.m. The first two Sundays of the month are held at Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, Cumberland. The second two Sundays are at Brookdale Cumberland, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road. Call 774-266- 7923. THE RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLES – present a concert at Rhode Island College, Sapinsley Hall, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. The Symphonic Winds performs works by Holst, Cichy and Mozart. The Wind Ensemble features pieces by Holst, Bach and Stalter. The two ensembles end the concert with a joint performance of Fillmore's "The Klaxon." Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students, 18 and under, and senior citizens. Tickets will be available on the day of the concert from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Tickets can also be pur- chased the Rhode Island College box office online at https://tinyurl. com/yc8ozsgh . 3 p.m. Monday January 14 WAG AND READ – Reading with a therapy dog at the Blackstone Library, 86 Main St., Blackstone. Children 5 and up can read to a specially trained and certified therapy dog. The library's team of loveable dogs includes three differ- ent breeds. Each child may reserve one 15-minute time slot per month. Reading sessions take place on Monday evenings and registration is required. To register, call 508- 883-1931. Continues on next page

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